Scholarship Program is OPEN!
The Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarship Program is accepting applications from September 15 through January 15.
- Scholarships are merit based; applications are judged solely by the essay submitted online.
- Over $100,000 is awarded each year.
- Scholarship winners receive their award check directly, which enables the funds to be used for the winner’s highest priority needs during the school year.
Applicants must submit an application and essay (up to 550 words) explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals. Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. All applications must be submitted online before 11:59 p.m., Central time, on January 15.
- The Mensa Education & Research Foundation is a philanthropic, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the pursuit of excellence in human intelligence. The mission and strategic focus are directed at scholarships, education and awards.